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expansion we'll be able to serve more children. we're going to spend more money in the succulent they have special need children and we're thinking if we can support them to improve the facility belly be able to bring 4 million more children. the one time funding we want to help the program which say family childcare quality we want to provide centers for the city and improve their quality. to help improve the quality. we're going to put money into technology and data. we have a lot of data and we're
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going to figure out how to manage big data. we're working with clegz to make sense of data we're collecting >> can you talk to me about data your collecting. >> yes, we're o'clock a lot of data and our partners outcome data and all the statement data for all our preschool. we're going collecting the professional data as a result of the seat belts and we're developing our workforce regulatory were all our providers will you been registered so we'll, where our entertains are what their
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compensation plans are >> i'm going on to our grant. those are - centers apply for those grants to do some updates like developing their libraries. part of our system is we have to look at our instruments their translated in spanish we don't have materials translated into chinese. we also, we have like i said 50 mental health consults out in the field and some of new so we
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want to develop a that your, honor a training institute that will help train all of our health consultants. this is about culture and assess and things like that. this is we're hoping we can do this as the office of d c we're hoping to get an impact study but this would really gives the meat. how many children are lo low income. i think it will position the work in the future. we have some providers that are facing challenges for example,
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city college and head start. we have this as a place
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>> we have is a reserve. we're in the second year of our third year strategic plan. we have another plan to cut money from our services that will go through our next 3 year plan. and, you know, we're hopefully e hopeful though because we have grant funding we'll be able to keep it up to what we're contributing. and finally i want to talk about the equity. i think that on ongoing need in the birth to 5 population is including the children with
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special needs and servicing them dual language. he renewed focus on their families. we've been working with the national equity project. we're looking at through the equity epilepsy on how to provide coaching and technical assistance and being in the classroom and community. so we're going to do a lot of work with them. we're involved in the birth project. this is from data that shows how the birth from african-american are pretty high. we're doing a special project to them to see if we can in san francisco turn that around.
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we have funded the san francisco inclusion work with children with disabilities. we're providing coaching and training to several childhood centers in san francisco to be able to develop curriculum. this includes 3 demonstration places. we're doing this with the school district
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>> next. we have our human services agency.
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item 130542: am[administrative code - public administrator/public guardian representative payee fee]13054212.sponsor: mayorordinance amending the administrative code to increase the monthly fee for representative payee services to $39 dollars per month; and making environmental findings. 6/4/13; received and assigned to the budget and finance committee.6/11/13; referred to department.6/17/13; continued.the public comment legally required under california government code section 54954.3 and san francisco administrative code section 67.155aa prior to adoption shall occur sf 421234 >> thanks for being here. >> i have a presentation that's being loaded. i will begin at the highest level. the mission of the human services agency. it's two departments. department of human services under a single agency. since i was here before you a couple months ago, not a lot has changed. so i'm going to keep this at the highest level and just point out changes from current year. broken down third federal third state and third general fund. as you know we
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administer for the first part state and entitlement programs from welfare and families to foster care to programs. i will note that the state funding and the federal matching fund has grown fairly considerably and that's on my next slide where you see there is a budget -- >> excuse me. is there copies of the presentation? >> there should be. i'm on page
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4. apologies for that. our over all budget is growing proposed to grow to $735 million. our general fund share is going down. this is a function of growth and state revenues and a shift in how our programs are being funded by the state through realignment dollars, through shifts from cost sharing for ihs and some other factors. that's obviously positive news and we are able to grow the services and prachls -- programs that we administer and reduce the cost to the city. we've broken down the major areas of growth and i will speak to those in the subsequent slides ranging from
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adult services, home housing homeless medi-cal to family and children's services. i think what i will do is go next to dos and have director talk about the dos expansion and i will return with the human services expansion. >> good afternoon, supervisors, dos is divided into four divisions. we have protective services which is part of the department with public administrator, public guardian and there is a piece of legislation before you today that we'll talk about later in relationship to those programs. our second division is ihs and third is oh you are office on aging which is with the social services offices and care and support. for initiatives that i
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wanted to mention today are the broadband technology program. as most of you know that it's a program that started a few years back with stimulus funds from the federal government. we are now in 54 sites around the city, in senior and activity centers and housing authority buildings. the sites are running as of september 2012. we have done over 50,000 hours of training and 18,000 classes in vietnamese, spanish, korean and chinese. we have many connected to the internet and we also saw in a recent survey that a number of important percentage of people in the recent evaluations said they are now more closely connected to family and friends now that
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they are given the technology in classes. the second major change in the program is related, two of these are related to in home supported services. one is wage increase for the ihs workers. this is the first increase that the workers have had in 6 years. the second part of the ihs is fringe increases and other salaries increases due to the projected growth in the program. the last one is our aging technology program and this is enhancement of the nutrition program which we feel very fortunate to have this investment in. this will help to fund increased meals which we have a need for at veterans commons and meal sites around the city and in addition it
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will help reduce the difficulties that our providers are having to increase cost to deliver meals and provide meals themselves. to draw your attention to the last page of your packet which shows a little bit of information regarding either ethnicity and race on the office portion and office on aging. so you can see from this slide, the division in terms of who is in these two various programs. ihs is a mandated program. if you qualify for the program then you receive it. office on aging is open to anyone, although we target low income people. but, it is again open to anyone who seeks out this service. unless
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there is questions? >> there are questions? >> supervisor wiener? >> thank you. i just want to thank the department and the mayor's office for first the increase in wages for the in home supported service workers. these are people who are in many ways brought a very hidden and critical service to so many people who are now able to stay in their homes and more integrated into the community and these are embarrassing in some ways and this is a state issue more than a local issue in how we pay these folks and i want to thank you for that, and i was also happy about the enrichment enhancement. i know they were advocating for
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reimbursement in increasing meals. that was a concern for me. it looks like we are increasing the number of meals served and i know there are some organizations that are doing a tremendous job in accepting new seniors into their program and i just want to make sure we are supporting them. i was very pleased by that. >> supervisor avalos? >> thank you for your presentation, your work for the city. a question about the top. i heard from my district that the top programs are being eliminated and i heard from coming here and from yourself that through our expansion of t top. can you tell me what changes are over the years. i know we are trying to back funds? >> we are as far as i know the
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only backfield that is taking place is for the senior program. there was a 7.9$7.9 put into our budget. 3 plus went to dos and the others went for programs in the city. at this point i believe that we are the only one who has put forward a proposal for continued funding related to or it's the only one that i'm aware of. so we are not looking to reduce the number of sites. because we've just, the last of the sites just came on board in december. that's six months ago. we are looking to this into this next year to put a strategy in place that really helps to bring the numbers of people who are using the sites up but at this point we are not talking about closing any sites. that's senior sites.
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yes. >> okay. thanks. >> mr. president mar? >> yes i'm happy about the community centers as well. i also want to say that in hope supportive service workers, those it's a small increase, i think it means a lot and i'm hoping that we can continue to pay them adequately because they do tremendous services throughout all of our districts. in district one i know there is quite a few patients and few workers in my district. and also given the different task force and technology and the huge boom in the senior population, i think this enhancement of food for
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older folks, the 45,000 additional meals is important but we need to think about how we are going to meet the tremendous need that is out there. thank you for the budget. >> all right. supervisors. picking up where i left off on the human services enhancements onto slide six. in the housing homeless division we are proposing $6 million expansion under our hud continuous care with the application which increases funds from the feds which supports housing and annual growth in our grants. we have taken on administration of the hopwa program which is
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basically a section 8 for homeless individuals with aids. as i said we previously administered by the housing authority. we have initial general fund for new supportive housing for families and 44 new units for homeless youth and then smaller amounts of additional money to have our first friendship family shelter run year-round as well as fund to go provide access to the emergency shelter system through the 311 system. the next slide represents the significant new responsibilities that we will have under the affordable care act and that is significant expansion of medi-cal specifically in january of 2014, single adults who are single indigent adults 19-64
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will be eligible for medi-cal. we will be required to enroll these individuals and families as well into medi-cal. there is an indicated growth. obviously to do this new level of enrollment we are going to need new staff. we've added 30 new staff for 13-14. and that will allow us to do the enrollment and take advantages of the businesses processes to make the enrollment seamless and stream lined. these positions are 100 percent federally funded. in our cal fresh program similar to medi-cal, we have seen growth and we'll continue to see more growth largely due to individuals who are coming in for medi-cal also
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being certified eligible for cal fresh which used to be called the food stamp program. we are adding staff to handle the increase load here. the governor has had a big rein investment strategy. the governor has proposed significant in enhancement to more rapidly enroll into cal works and jobs now. so this increased funding will help us to expand subsidized employment and more robust standardized assessment process. our family
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and children services which is our child welfare, child protective services is now funded through realignment and less subject to ebbs and flows to the fiscal situation in sacramento and has a dedicated revenue stream. the vehicle license program has grown and that program is supposed to grow as well. i know the committee is interested in over time spending. we are not over time spend ers. with that i know it's high level. i have been before you a number of times and the budget reflects a lot of what i represented back in april. >> colleagues, any questions?
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okay. hold on a second. we'll get to our budget analyst report. we'll get back to you when we get our report. >> mr. chairman, members of the committee, mr. chairman do you want me to comment on the two items? >> save time supervisors in that we maybe for the first time in 10 years have agreed with the budget recommendations in the program. >> our working partnership has dramatically improved over 12 years because of our professionization of our staff. >> let me make a statement. i'm glad you brought that up because anytime the committee compares with the budget analyst means that we left money at the table. [ laughter ] i think it would be great if
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you comment on the two items as well. >> on page 58, item 12, 130542 regarding the represented pay which would increase to $39. we are recommending approval. regarding item 7, file 130553, page 59 of our report. this is the human services agency proposed expenditure plan for their human services care fund. we looked at that and do recommend that you approve that resolution. regarding our recommended reduction on page 59, that amount $378 are on
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going. this would allow 3.3 percent of the budget. together those recommendations will result in a savings of 1$1 million to the fund. there are other revenues federal and state that finance these cost. our recommended reductions of 391.026. that would allow a 1.8 percent in the departments. those recommendation result in 131 savings to the department. the department concurs. >> do you need anymore information on the care fund item? i'm happy to walk you
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through if you need it? >> i don't. >> i just want to say it was a pleasure working with the office this year. it was really good interchange and sharing of information. >> okay. much appreciated. >> colleagues if there are no other questions we'll hold off on the items until after public comment. we have some proposed adjustments from mr. rose. can we have a motion to accept these. >> so moved. >> without opposition? >> thank you very much. >> mr. clerk, it's 1:21. why don't we go >> good evening welcome. welcome back to the san
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francisco board of supervisors budget and finance committee meeting for june 20, 2013. we are continuing with items two and three and we have our department of public health and i see greg wagner. thanks for being here. come on up. >> i wanted to give you a overview of our budget. it's 1.$9 billion for this existing year jeer and increasing and as you know san francisco general hospital, laguna hospital primary care,